The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007 | 10 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male | 8 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le Papillon) | 29 Nov 2007 // 9:05 PM

The movie follows the outline of Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir, not only recounting his former, super-glam playboy life, but also reckoning with his current condition, asserting a self without speech or gesture.

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly | 27 Nov 2007 // 8:00 PM

Diving Bell feels like another world and visually, it looks like no other film.

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Filmmaker as artist: With so much talent, what's a little ego? | 2 Jan 2008 // 11:24 PM

It could be a Zen koan, what just came out of Julian Schnabel's mouth: "Nobody knows better than you what you need to do, even

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